Farm Bill

Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture programs that address:

  • commodity support,
  • conservation,
  • trade and international food aid,
  • nutrition assistance,
  • farm credit,
  • rural development,
  • research and extension activities,
  • forestry,
  • energy,
  • horticulture,
  • crop insurance,
  • livestock,
  • agriculture and food defense, and
  • historically underserved producers.

The bill is reviewed and reauthorized approximately every five years.